Earlier this year several focus groups were conducted and member libraries were surveyed to evaluate member library satisfaction with current services we provide and to identify future needs. Summary reports of the member survey, employee survey and focus groups are included with this update.
Submitted by Brant Wingerter on Tue, 07/28/2015 - 17:19
Illinois Heartland Library System is selling surplus cargo vans in an effort to offset the cost of purchasing new delivery vans. The minimum bid has been reduced to one third of the Kelley Blue Book value.
Submitted by Julia Pernicka on Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:44
Today we received $730,333.32 for the FY2015 System Area & Per Capita Grant, which represents the remaining Live and Learn payments for this fiscal year. This is the second year in a row we have received all grant funds before our fiscal year end.
The total FY2015 grant allocation is $3,364,429.41. However, this year we received an additional $36,270.91 from remaining equalization funds available in the budget line. That brings the grand total for FY2015 to $3,400,700.32.
Submitted by Julia Pernicka on Mon, 06/29/2015 - 16:26
First Row: Dee Brennan, Leslie Bednar, Illinois State Library Director Anne Craig, Veronda Pitchford
Middle Row: Chris Dawdy, Natalie DeJonghe, Secretary of State/State Librarian Jesse White, Lynn Schmit, Marian Albers
Back Row: George Kalinka, Jane Plass, Rebecca Scott, Lesley Zavediuk
Submitted by Julia Pernicka on Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:09
IHLS delivery staff have been testing our new customer ticketing software and are now at the stage where we feel we can release it to everyone. We ask that you please be patient! We are confident that any “bugs” will be worked out, as our members begin to utilize the software.
Submitted by Brant Wingerter on Mon, 05/11/2015 - 09:28